Published On: Wed, Dec 16th, 2020

Twitter taps AWS for a latest incursion into a open cloud

Twitter has a lot going on, and it’s not always easy to conduct that kind of scale on your own. Today, Amazon announced that Twitter has sealed a multi-year agreement with AWS to run a real-time timelines. It’s a vital win for Amazon’s cloud arm.

While a companies have worked together in some ability for over a decade, this outlines a initial time that Twitter is drumming AWS to assistance run a core timelines.

“This enlargement onto AWS outlines a initial time that Twitter is leveraging a open cloud to scale their real-time service. Twitter will rest on a extent and abyss of AWS, including capabilities in compute, containers, storage, and security, to reliably broach a real-time use with a lowest latency, while stability to rise and muster new facilities to urge how people use Twitter,” a association explained in a announcement.

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Parag Agrawal, Chief Technology Officer during Twitter sees this as a approach to enhance and urge a company’s real-time offerings by holding advantage of AWS’s network of information centers to broach calm closer to a user. “The partnership with AWS will urge opening for people who use Twitter by enabling us to offer Tweets from information centers closer to a business during a same time as we precedence a Arm-based design of AWS Graviton2 instances. In further to assisting us scale a infrastructure, this work with AWS enables us to boat facilities faster as we request AWS’s different and flourishing portfolio of services,” Agrawal pronounced in a statement.

It’s value observant that Twitter also has a attribute with Google Cloud. In 2018, it announced it was relocating a Hadoop clusters to GCP.

This proclamation could be deliberate a box of a abounding removing richer as AWS is a personality in a cloud infrastructure marketplace by distant with around 33% marketplace share. Microsoft is in second with around 18% and Google is in third with 9%, according to Synergy Research. In a many new gain report, Amazon reported that $11.6 billion in AWS income putting it on a run rate of over $46 billion.

Twitter is relocating a apportionment of a infrastructure to Google Cloud

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